Retired big league catcher Ken Huckaby spent 18 years behind home plate as a professional ball player, fulfilling his lifelong dream stemming from his Little League days in Manteca.
RIPON - Ripon needed to play a perfect game just to keep up with Trans Valley League frontrunner Escalon, and for four innings the Indians were close.
OAKDALE - It may not have been a win, but at the very least, it was a message sent.
Evan Lewis' 51 Thursday at Manteca Park Golf Course turned out to be the difference in a 221-222 East Union win over Sonora.
Springtime fishing is a favorite time of year for anglers.
CERES - East Union No. 1Tyler Ward won 6-0 and 6-2, and fell 6-4 to Ceres' No. 1 Thursday in a 10-5-4.5 loss to the Bulldogs.
The Manteca sophomore softball team made it three straight in Valley Oak Leauge play Thursday at Lincoln Park with a 9-2 win over Lathrop.
You know it's a good day when the throw-out score is a 5-over-par 42.
Weston Ranch fared well without star distance runner Roberto Alvarez in a Valley Oak League varsity dual meet at Manteca High Wednesday.
Sierra High welcomed its neighbors over to the home pool Wednesday afternoon as the Ripon Indians visited for a non-league friendly.
RIPON - The Ripon Indians don't like to run up the score, but sometimes even that task can be difficult.
Cassie Waggy and Rochelle Sellers crushed the big bombs to spot her the lead, and her defense came up with key plays behind her to help her keep it.
OAKDALE - It's all tied up now.
It is often said that you can never go back home, but there are more than 4,200 fans and competitors who attended Sunday's season-opening day event at the New Stockton 99 Speedway that would fervently disagree.
OAKDALE - Grant Widmer won four events, and Sierra's defending Valley Oak League champion frosh-soph boys team needed every one of them along with the 4x400 team's clutch performance in its 71-65 victory over Oakdale.
The Sac-Joaquin Section announced Thursday that Pete Saco's 21st-year as its commissioner will be his last.
PASADENA, Md. (AP) - The freckle-faced Wonder Kid moves through a gym packed with powerlifters, gliding past the grunting, straining, muscle-bound adults.
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